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This is a tense, exciting thriller combined with a perceptive and harrowing portrait of life on the streets as a serial killer preys on the young and vulnerable homeless. 17-year-old Link is distrustfu...

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Excellent

great plot, characters etc..

theres not a follow on book ): !!

WHAT IS STONE COLD?- Stone Cold is written by Robert Swindells, It is all about homeless people and Swindells breaks down everybodys prejudice views about homeless people throughout the story by using a likable main character Link, who is homeless to show you that it is not always the persons...

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“homeless”

published 27/08/2004

quick read

guessed the ending

My Daughter is reading this book as part of her English course work for her exams. Me being an avid reader, thought I’d spend an hour reading it to see what children these days had to read. It did only take an hour to read, about a hundred pages. I don’t know how much the book costs or were you...

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Excellent

“BREATH TAKING”

published 26/11/2007

Truthful (it gives you a very strong incite to liv...

i ant think of any lol

Stone cold, another excellent book by Robert Swindells. It is a moving but truthful novel. It was a really exciting, gripping book to read. It gave me an in site of what homeless people really go though. The novel used techniques that really help to put more suspense and feeling into the novel...

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Super

Great Book

To short!

Having first laid eyes on this book way back when I was in junior school when I remember our teacher (Mr West) reading it to us a chapter a day just before home time I was pleasantly supprised to see it come up as part of my English Coursework reading material when I was doing my GCSE’s...

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“Robert Swindells: Stone Cold”

published 01/06/2007

Giving a better understanding of homeless people a...

Dual-Narrative-often confusing, lack of direction.

The book, Stone Cold, written by Robert Swindells, evolves around a teenage boy nicknamed Link, who is having an extremely difficult time dealing with family life, due to his mothers relationship with her rude, arrogant boyfriend Vince. The book follows the 16 year old throughout his journey...

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Excellent

a fantastic read, truly brilliant

absolutely none

Stone Cold is one of the best examples of childrens books in many years. It uses an alternating narrative which means that one chapter is from one side of the story (the hero) and the next chapter will be from the others point of view(the villains) This makes the story more exciting and makes you...

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Super

Touching and life altering

Contains some stong language

I don’t know why this book is in the children’s section, as although, yes, it is written in a way that is suitable for children as far as language is considered, I feel that it is really more for mature children, definately those over 12. It contains some strong language, though not enough to in...

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“Stone Cold - book review”

published 19/10/2007

Really Catchy

its dissapointing when it ends.

I have just studied this book at school for part of my English coursework. At first I thought it would be just another boring book that the school would of chosen but as i quickly got into it I found I really liked it. This book is about a newspaper reporter who pretends she is homeless just to...

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Excellent

short but very emotionally effective

leaves you wanting more...but there isn't any (unf...

what can i say? i'm sure you don't want to read reams and reams of writing about this book when i can tell you all you need to know in much less, about 200 words! i bought this book about 2 years ago and i think i have worn the pages through i have read it so many times! it was recommended to me...

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Excellent

“Stone Cold Review”

published 27/09/2006

Fun to read

Weak ending

Stone cold is about a boy called Link whos father left him and his mother years ago. His mother has met a new man called Vince who is horrible. Link soon decides to leace home after Vince beacomes unbearble. He borrows money from his siter Carol to pay for a one way ticket to London. When he gets...

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Excellent

“stone cold”

published 19/10/2007

its catching

not long enough

stone cold by robert swindells. this is an amazing book i had to read this with my class in school and we all loved it. we also watched the drama version that was on bbc ages and ages ago but it is nothing compared to the book in the book you have more detail. the book is about a boy link who...

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Excellent

published 08/04/2008

It was OK but some bits were not the goodest they could of been like the Quidditch match when Gryffindor win.

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Excellent

published 22/01/2009

Currently i have just recently read a novel called "Stone Cold" written by the auther named Robert Swindells. I will be writing about the ways this novel intrest me. The book is set in London and envoles a young boy nicknamde "Link" who has found himelf homeless. Link doesn't have the finest clue about the streets and how to survive himself. After all those nights sleeping rough he finally finds a friend Ginger. Ginger is well clued up he knows all the in's and out's, he is street wise. Link learns alot from Ginger and he relys on Ginger until Ginger mystriously goes missing.

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Not for me

published 11/11/2007

this sucks alot no one should read this book its awful no point or meaning just about traps that no one likes

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Excellent

published 22/01/2009

Currently i have just recently read a novel called "Stone Cold" written by the auther named Robert Swindells. I will be writing about the ways this novel intrest me. The book is set in London and envoles a young boy nicknamde "Link" who has found himelf homeless. Link doesn't have the finest clue about the streets and how to survive himself. After all those nights sleeping rough he finally finds a friend Ginger. Ginger is well clued up he knows all the in's and out's, he is street wise. Link learns alot from Ginger and he relys on Ginger until Ginger mystriously goes missing.

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